An all round brilliant assessment of the current tragic state of affairs. There’s a response above by James Flanagan, embedding an extraordinarily brilliant analysis by John Lanchester.

Your points as well as Mr. Flanagan help highlight my blind spots in this debate about the white working class and their lack of representation in today’s political discourse.

I sincerely hope that the current political leadership will awake from their narcolepsy and do something about the profoundly unequal society, in which we live today.

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